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this 500-year-old skeleton found under a parking lot 90 miles northwest of london is indeed the remains of lost british king richard iii. later this morning we'll get the best guess from forensic scientists as to what king richard 30s would have looked like. the details are amazing, folks. they'll show off a full reconstruction of his head based on the bone structure of his skull. a live report from london. it's coming up in our next hour of "early start." >>> the party is still on in baltimore. the city will honor the super bowl champion ravens today with a victory parade. the team returned home to baltimore yesterday after beating the 49ers in super bowl xlvii, the second super bowl win for the ravens franchise. festivities begin at city hall this morning, ending with a free celebration at the ravens home base. >>> you can see beyonce was electrifying at the super bowl, right? you cannot say she killed the lights. we go live to new orleans next for what could have caused the blackout if it wasn't the halftime show. >>> the american city with the worst traffic gridlock. can you guess w
others may see as a disability. here's dr. gupta. >> two olympics, six gold medals, beijing, london, a landful of world records, world championship titles and six london marathon wins. david weir is one of the top pair everyone had athletes in the world competing in long distance races. he's also confined to a wheelchair. all of it pure upper body strength. >> i couldn't feel my leg buzz they can't move. it's called spinal cord transection. it was damage to the nerves in my spine. the doctors don't know the how or when or why. so it was a disability from birth really. >> he was just a young boy when he decided not to let his disability keep him from his dreams of being an athlete. >> i was into sport very early. at school, it was my best subject. pe. i wasn't very good at anything else. so i knew that i had to get the sport right if i wanted to succeed in life. and i was very lucky and i was talented at an early age, and wheelchair racing took over my life. >> he began training in ernest at age 8 joining team great britain by 11 and started winning medals at the age of 25. >> i've d
. this mockup is based on the skull remained found in a dig 90 miles northwest of london. yesterday, archaeologists confirmed this skeleton is that indeed of the long lost king. famous from richard iii. talking to a woman behind the search in the next hour. fascinating stuff. >>> david letterman face to face with the butt of many of his jokes. he brought a tasty prop and a healthy dose of humor. >> i have made a few jokes, not just one or two, intermittent. but -- >> i didn't know this was going to be this long. >> now, wait a minute. maybe you can do that sort of thing in your state, buddy. >> i don't care if you're funny. from my perspective, the joke is funny, i laugh, even if it's about me. if it's not funny, i don't laugh. but i've never felt like it was anything that really bugged me all that much. >> now, what percentage of the jokes have you found funny? >> about 40%. roughly. >> can i just say, he's got good comic timing. >> great comic timing a great sport and smart to come on with the doughnut. you never know when you might get hungry, right? >> there you go. >>> in just
history at the london olympics. a double amputee who changed the way the world sees disabilities. before he reached the olympics, he made his name at the paraolympics. here's what he told me about the blade runner when whe talked earlier. >> i'm compete ago long side him. he was an inspiration to me. he went out of his way to help me out and give me insight. i was new to running and he's a veteran to the track and field world. he gave me a lot of information. >> other friends of pistorius and steenkamp have been speaking out this week as well. kevin last saw the couple last month. >> oscar was very loving, happy, by no means was he mbehaving. he was a good guy. never was he reckless or aggressive towards anyone. when i saw them together, they were in love. oscar was a very loving person. by no means did i think their relationship was in jeopardy. >> tonight those closest to pistorius just like those of us who have never met him are trying to wrap their heads around what's happened here. it's an extraordinary turn in a story that has never been routine. ♪ >> oscar pistorius was never li
situation with attempted murder charges against the chief investigator here. that's the latest from london. >> something different developing every day. >> top 5 at 5:40. a deadly plane crash in georgia, 5 passengers were killed and two others were hurt after a small craft ran off of the end of the runway. no word on the two sur vooirs. the jet was coming from nashville, tennessee. a spokeswoman says right now they don't know what caused the plane to crash. >> may be one step closer to solving the murder of a new york mother of two. the blood of her shirt and skin found under her fingernails matches the dna of a homeless man who is apparently on the run from police. she had been traveling line. she dispiered the day before she was supposed to fly home. her body was found near ancient walls in i say stan pull. th -- istanbul. they believe he is somewhere near the syrian border. >> they are locked up but we are still paying their salariesalar. they are scoring millions of dollars in fraudulent unemployment benefits. the latest case in pennsylvania. nearly 1200 inmates wrongly receiving check
in london. so you have a live trade in it at the moment. many people are puzzled as to why this stock has only lost now 4% of its value globally. and you have to understand how big carnival is, how well run and is well respected it is within the investment community. this is a huge stock. it has a 30 billion market cap, far bigger than most other stocks within the t&l sector. and on tuesday night when they warned and they did, they had an 8k warning, they said this could cost us 8 to 10 cents earnings per share. that's only 4% of their expected profitability for the entire year. most analysts on average have a buy recommendation. it's a gravy dividend play and, of course, they're so well insured. that's the other thing. if you look back at where we are this time last year, you know, when they have the tragedy off the coast of italy with the concordia, 32 people were actually killed. that isn't happening this time around. but then it was. and they came through and they said, look, we have a $30 million deductible on the ship, a $10 million deductible on the third party insurance and a mont
's higher by 84 -- there we go. it's lower by 61 for wti. brent at 116, n london, lower by 28 cents. the ten-year note. yielding 1.99%. a gain of .8 point. we may have to learn all that stuff if we go back to, you know, trading in fifths at the stock exchange. and then the yen at a 34-month low against the euro and also against the dollar. the head of the central bank has got to leave three weeks earlier than expected. that's leading to more expectations of faster and quantitative easing. gold at 16.69 per ounce. steve? >>> time for the global markets report. who better than kelly evans, standing by in london. kelly? >>> steve, good morning. i just want to pick up on what michelle said. she was talking about what's happening with the nikkei. all i want to show you today is basically forex. this base is driving so much of the return, so much of the trade across the globe. the dollar/yen, 93.66. flirting with the 94 level. we had jeffrey on from ubs saying this could go to 100 in the next couple of months' time. what is that doing for the nikkei? up 3.8% today. a lot of people saying if you th
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with london whale and jpmorgan chase, a completely inappropriate use of insured deposits but there are regulatory authorities to deal with that. congress wouldn't necessarily have to act, but it's something that both the fdic and the feds should be very focused on. >> well, i mean, do you think we will see sort of a structural change in the banking system? >> i -- i don't know. i think that's -- that's still a work in progress. my guess is there will be a lot of debate and activity in congress on size limits or breakups and nothing will happen. i'm hoping we will find market-driven solutions that regulators can facilitate by getting better information out to the market but i don't think that yet. >> in terms of the overall environment right now, where are we in terms of trust and sentiment? we've got the libor scandal. we continue to see sort of upsets in the banking world. >> right. >> do you think that a lot has changed, or not? >> it is -- it is had, and i don't think a lot has changed. it's gotten marginally better, but the reforms have been pretty incremental, and mo
think it's me, own -- our obsession with weight. and just in our country with -- you're from london, uk. like our obsession with genetically processed foods and all that. i think america does have a weight obsession. separate of that i think chris christie is the future of the republican party and i couldn't embrace him more wholeheartedly. look at his performance during the hurricane. i love the way he is frank, straightforward, he says what he thinks. and he's just practical and pragmatic, and speaks with a lot of common sense. >> i mean, van, to me it's a bit of a non-issue, this. i just think he's a very popular guy. and even today i can imagine many americans watching his reaction going, good on you. take her down. >> yeah. i can understand that. listen, first of all, everybody loves this governor right now. and you know, he's fresh, he's frank. but i think he's got to be a little bit careful. he didn't have to attack her motives, call her a hack, tell her to shut up. those kinds of things may play well at this stage of his career. while he's still kind of establishing. but you sta
times" book review. >>> the group of 30 convening in london earlier this morning. this is a group of former central bankers and leaders in financial worlds. key topics were the supply of long-term capital to support long-term investment. for more we're joined by lord adair turner, chairman of the financial services authority and a member of the group of 30. thanks so much for joining us. >> good morning. or good afternoon just in london. >> yes, absolutely. good afternoon to you. we really want to talk about all the news that you have created in the last week, because you're talking about helicopter money. that we should remove the taboo of monetization, just a lot more printing, am i oversimplifying it? >> only slightly. i mean, the idea that governments and central banks should not finance deficits with money is one of the great taboos in economics. one of the interesting things about it is if you go back to what milton friedman wrote in 1948 or what henry simons, one of the founding fathers of the chicago school wrote in 1936, they believed that it was the obvious thing to do t
months. colin ellis is the author of report and joins us now from london. with us is harry dent of h s. dent management who sees conditions very differently. good to have you on the program and want to kick this off with you. tell me what caused the downside risk for the global economy to diminish, and what exactly are you seeing? >> well, i think, really, what we're trying to say is conditions have changed over the last three months. very important that underpinning our global universe of ratings, we have a single consistent macro view, and that's why four times a year we set out that view to investors in the macro update which has been published today. and if you go back three months ago, we had a number of potentially stumbling blocks to the path of the global recovery. we were worried about the potential for something to go wrong with the fiscal cliff negotiations in the u.s. we were concerned about the potential for a hard landing in major emerging markets which have been doing a lot of leg work and driving global growth recently, and we were also concerned about the crisis in the
jersey. they traded in london but had huge days, bwin almost 15 times its average daily volume. i want to point out people, this legislation has nothing to do with sports betting. new jersey is moving ahead with that as well but can't start doing it until or unless they settle a lawsuit with major sports and ncaa. with the thing with on-line betti betting, they are in early and it'll be huge in it happens. >> thanks, folks. >>> what inspired clint eastwood's empty chair ref willry? here is a hint. it involves neil diamond, sweet caroline. the answer on power when we come back. [ kitt ] you know what's impressive? a talking car. but i'll tell you what impresses me. a talking train. this ge locomotive can tell you exactly where it is, what it's carrying, while using less fuel. delivering whatever the world needs, when it needs it. ♪ after all, what's the point of talking if you don't have something important to say? ♪ >>> as we mentioned earlier, chris christie vetoed a gambling bill and he said he would sign off on it if it had a ten-year. >> michelle? >> i like state laws. you shou
friend. >> thank you. >>> one of the feel good stories of the 2012 london olympics is adding a bizarre chapter. there was a shooting at the home of oscar pistorius known as the blade runner. all police say so far is that a 26-year-old has been charged with the murder of pistorius' girlfriend who was found shot to death inside the runner's home. now, pistorius was the first amputee to compete on the track at an able-bodied olympic games. . and covered in rich double-roasted peanuts. mmm. [ hero ] yummy. [ male announcer ] kellogg's crunchy nut. it's super delicious! to compete on the global stage. what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university, we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone's is ready with the know how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu. ♪ i love the fact that quicken loans provides va loans. quicken loans understood the details and gu
robertson joining us by phone. nic, lots of questions. nic live in london this morning. a bit of a stunner. was there any indication that this resignation was coming? >> absolutely none whatsoever, and the last few months, the pope started a twitter account, not what you expect the pope to do when he would say his pope is deteriorating. the pope has looked deep into his conscience, this is a personal and profound decision that he has made with god in light of the responsibilities he has. and the other thing we heard from the papal spokesperson, which is interesting, because the question, is it the pope's physical health or mental health that pushed him into this position? we have heard the vatican say very clearly that the pope has done this of his own free will, that this is dune legone legall pope recognizes the gravity of the situation there is a sense here that what the vatican is doing is the pope is very aware of what it's doing. this gives an indication of a mental health deterioration than physical abilities. >> yet there, is no indication he is canceling any appointments or a slew
is london. >> a lot of arts and visual english majors in paris. >> visual arts major then goes on to a corporate reader. >> brooklyn and queens and staten island are skewing new york down. i think there's some skewing happening. >> maybe. this story is such an interesting story little kid, alex evans he's kind of shocked because he's now been suspended from school. here's what he said. >> i just can't believe i got dispended. >> "i got dispended. ." he's a second grander, his mom mandy watkins said her alex threw a fake grenade during recess, what he was doing was he didn't have anything in his hand, threw the grenade and started saving people because he was going in to rescue them so he was using his imagination. the school says there are these list of absolutes that the school, the list is here, the absolutes for mary blair elementary school which is in loveland, colorado, no physical abuse or fights, real or play fighting, no weapons, real or play, and kids in second grade, how do you enforce that. >> sorry, is this school? just bring them inside, don't let them go outside.
. fox's greg palkot is live in london with more, hi, greg. >> reporter: that's right, the reaction to this north korean blast have been fast. and security council has been condemning it for what it's worth. u.n. nuclear officials tell me that the test conducted on the site in the remote northeast corner of the country was twice as powerful as the last one in 2009, based on their seismic measurement. while still waiting for more intelligence, they also say that in fact, the exact nature of the blast still needs to be found out. and do not dispute the north korean claim it's more contact and better engineered and all this, gets pyongyang nearer to a nuclear warhead and inter-continental ballistic missile and called it successful long range missile in december and that put it, beginning to put it in range of the united states. one expert told me it showed that north korea wants to tie together its missiles and nuclear program. what is significant politically, this is the first nuclear test of the young new leader of north korea, kim jong un of his reign and the timing is crucial, days
in london. is this the same drone that the united states said was returned to the united states? >> it looks like the same one. the iranians say it was flying 140 miles into their airspace off their northeastern corner, close to the border with afghanistan. the iranians are saying this aircraft was flying from the kandahar airfield base inside afghanistan, and some of the footage, and i looked at it, some of it could be kandahar air base but there's no guarantee this video came from the aircraft in question here. did they get this video from somewhere els? it's not clear. there's no way to verify at the moment what the iranians are saying. the spokesman that the iranians are putting forward says that the aircraft was sent to california several times in 2010 for repair and used for operations inside pakistan. >> translator: this aircraft has had many flights in countries around iran, operations that have taken place in pakistan. this aircraft provided guidance. >> again, no indications that we have that they have the real video from this drone. they may do, but we can't know that for sure at
resource at times like this, eric, thank you for joining us. >> we'll head over to london, and we have nic robertson. we're simply shocked by this. the statement from the pope that he is resigning on february 28th because of his declining health. what can you tell us about that? >> he is saying he needs to be in a good physical state and good mental state and recognized he's not really up to the task at the moment. which throws open the question, we have seen many popes, john paul in particular most recently, go through his final years as pope, in quite physical decrepekr decrepitude. is it mental frailty leading him to make this decision other than physical dpralifrailty? we'll be looking to see what they will see shortly that may throw or shed a little more light on the nature of this decision. is it really a matter of physical health or mental health? this comes as a huge shock, but the church is well versed in how to move to the next step. time to prepare the 28th of february for the 120 cardinal who's are all under the age of 80 years who will be allowed to make the decision on who th
a vegas line on who the new pope would be. all right. greg palkot live in london, thank you. >> gretchen: the other big story, extreme weather alert. massive tornado tearing through the heart of hatties burg, mississippi. >> it's happening right outside my hotel. look at that! look that thing, dude! >> gretchen: they found trees severely damaged homes and injured more than a dozen people. maria molina has been tracking the storm and has photos of the damage. >> good morning. good to see you. it was a very dangerous weekend across portions of the south. we saw severe weather, up to 15 tornadoes reported. 27 reports of damaging wind gusts, in excess of 60 miles an hour. hail in portion of alabama, mississippi, louisiana seeing severe weather and eastern portions of the state of texas. i want to show you those pictures coming out of the hattiesburg area. portions of that exact that town. very unfortunate situation, stunning images. you can see the car turned over, trees were brought down, power lines down. we also got reports of some damage to the american red cross office for the mississip
in south africa for his performance in this summer's london games where he was the first-ever double amputee to compete. >>> the "usa today," in order to keep up with quotas, more immigrants convicted of only minor crimes were deported from the country last year. the paper says the obama administration has tried to emphasize removing dangerous criminals, not minor offenders. but critics say this policy shows they are now including people with offenses like minor traffic violations to make their numbers. >>> and on the cover of this week's "parade" magazine, the secrets to having a happy family. check that out. >> i like it. >> with us now, the chief white house correspondent for "politico," mike allen with a look at the "playbook." hi, mike. >> and happy friday. >> there it is. happy friday. yesterday at this time we were talking about elizabeth warren keeping a low profile. this morning you go to the other end of the spectrum for freshmen senators looking at ted cruz of texas and how he hit the halls of capitol hill running. >> that's right, willie. and ted cruz of texas has taken t
: diamonds like those sold here on london's bond streets are a tempting target for thieves. they're small and easy to carrier waugh. in 2009 two men stole diamonds of $65 million worth. >> reporter: in 1978, the legendary heist at jfk airport. made famous in the movie goodfell goodfellas. >> and these are the guys that jimmy putting together for what turned out to be the biggest heist in american history. >> just last year a london mall was hit by thooefz on motorcycles. police in belgium will be looking for them in their security videos. >> that was nbc's keer simns reporting. as you point out, richard, it looks like it was not a random act. >> i think it was ben affleck with his new movie. it wasn't a heist at all. >> that's an incredibly story. one other thing on the topic of movies. espn -- i was at a luncheon yesterday, the people who did thirty for thirty, those great documentary movies now doing nine for nine women's stories, great stories for everyone. my sister worked at espn is working on the project, but i was so taken by some of the films that starts this summer. katarina vitt
is headed next. >> got it. before we fly to london to complete the narrative on dick fuld, it was a jet blue flight from florida to new york. they were giving him a hard time saying hit drivers was teaching him how to use the jet blue ticket counter. that part of the story can't be true because he's been taking jet blue for years. they have a place down in jupiter and -- >> whoa, whoa, the new york post is saying something that's not completely true? >> no. i'm sure he was on jet blue, but -- >> but they're spinning the article in a way that might not be accurate? the new york post without maybe attribution and sources and everything else? >> no comment. >> time for the global markets report. kelly evans is standing by in london. good morning to you, kelly. >> andrew, good morning. now, jet blue doesn't, but i can tell you there's not a lot of positive news to come out of europe this morning. if you guys want to look at why futures are pointed lower today, wall street has a lot to do with the activity you're seeing behind me. there's only about a dozen companies that are in the green this mo
from london that were canceled as a result of the storm that was on its way here. people who had been trying to get here from other places, they weren't making it, either, because the airport was shut down. want to tell you one bit of good news we just saw on our monitor here that a flight from nashville has arrived. and so that's good news in terms of things starting to pick up. there are a couple of other flights that are still trying to go south and west of here. but word on the board now is that they're delayed. somebody might say oh, boy, that's bad news. but in a line where everything had been canceled, it is pretty good news to hear something's delayed. maybe they're going to get themselves up and going at some point before the afternoon is over. nowhere near normal here at the airport, alex. but it is getting better. >> okay. well, we like the positive spin at the end there, thank you very much, nbc's rehema ellis. >>> right now for 40,000 people in connecticut are still without power in hartford 22 inches of snow have accumulated. that's the second highest total ever. joining
, not a suburb. pistorius made history when he competed in the 2012 summer games in london. he won a silver medal as part of the south african relay team. brooke? >> i recognize you. >> it's still warm. >> hey brooke. >> reporter: thank you, i'm brooke baldwin in mobile, hours ago the infamous "triumph" behind me here was pushed into port by four different tugboats, remember at one point the line snapped, they replaced it yesterday afternoon so now this steady stream of more than 4,000 people finally got off this boat, all very much so this morning relieved to be off this swaying, stinky ship. it was the sound passengers waited five agonizing days for, the horn signaling that carnival "triumph" had finally arrived in port. cheers, ending days of misery. >> happy tobe home. >> wonderful to be home. >> reporter: passengers headed to a hot shower and warm bed, leaving their documented vacation from hell behind, many heaping praise on the crew in the process. >> they served us with smiles and served us in ways that are truly unthinkable. >> as unthinkable as this, the infamous red bags used in place
well organized. matthew chance is live in london. what do we know? what is the latest on the case this morning? >> it's an amazing case, isn't it? the sort of thing you watch in a hollywood movie. you don't really magic this happens in real life. incredible. they smashed a hole in the perimeter fence, drove a couple of weks through there. a van and a car. went right up to an aircraft stationed, being loaded and on the tarmac, they burst out of the cars, all dressed in police uniforms. the car has flashing lights. heavily armed with machine guns and automatic weapons and held the crew at gunpoint. no shots fired and at gunpoint. 20 passengers on board as well. and unloaded cargo. knew exactly what they were looking for. the various bags uncut gemstones, they loaded into the van, got out of the van and whizzed back out through the hole in the fence. absolutely astonishing. the spokesperson didn't say how much was at stake. estimates of $50 million, but it could be a lot more than that. so police are anxious, scouring the area and europe to look for the gem thieves. >> a lot of quest
was held in london on the scandal where investigators warned of "more bad news to come." >>> at least 12 people are dead after a bus carrying soccer fans careened off the side of a mountain road in chile. the accident happened in the town of tome. no word on what caused the driver to lose control. >>> first lady michelle obama joined mourners today at the funeral of hadiyah pendleton, the band majorette, honor student and athlete was shot dade in chicago days after she marched in the president's inauguration parade. the first lady joined family and friends to celebrate the young girl's life at a church. >> no matter what the devil tries to do, god is still in control. >> words from hadiyah's pastor there and anthenia jones is in chicago. the first lady's being there, it brings the case even more attention because she's become the face of gun violence, this girl. >> reporter: certainly she has. the president has often spoken about gun violence in places like chicago on the street corners in chicago and philadelphia. this is of course, the first lady's hometown and her office said that she
modest gains in london and in germany. let's get the countdown to the january jobs report. we are less than 24 minutes away, we have assembled our panel of experts to go through their final predictions before we get the numbers. mark zandi is the chief economist at moody's an litics. austan goolsbee is the chairman of the former economic advisers under president obama. and jared bernstein is former economic adviser to vice president biden. he's a senior fellow at the center on budget and policy priorities and a cnbc contributor. of course we have steve liesman with us and our guest host today kelly king who is chairman and ceo of bb and t. let's go down the line. we were just talking a little bit, mark, about your adp prediction. the number was private payrolls. what are you looking for? >> 180,000 jobs. and unemployment rate stays steady at 7.8%. >> you're a little ahead. >> what is consensus? >> 160 to 166 depending on which one, i think thompson was at 160. >> i actually think if you had done one overnight, i think it's crept up. i think the expectation on the street is a bit higher
guest from london. good morning. tell us about these psychopathic attributes that can help somebody achieve success. starting with charm. >> well, it's true, isn't it, gretchen? no sooner than the word psychopath goes out than images like ted bundy come to our mind. when psychologists talk about psycho paths they are talking about a specialized group of individuals with a subset of personality characteristics such as ruthlessness, fearlessness, self-confidence, focus, coolness under pressure, charm, charisma and that trademark lack of empathy and conscience. if you think about these characteristics as being the dials on a studio mixing desk, then you reach two conclusions. the first one is being a psychopath is not an all or nothing affair but rather it's on a spectrum each of us has. secondly, there is no one correct definitive configuration that these dials might be setting, but rather the most effective combination depends on the particular set of circumstances that you might happen to find yourself in. by the same token, certain professions, certain jobs might demand that some o
's up 105% since then. he bought more in july when the stock bottomed on the london whale blunder. his loot has gained $18 million. moving to retail, dillard's ceo swooped in in 2008. he bought 9,000 shares at 1985 in april of that year. 100,000 shares at 393 in october. dillard's now trades at $85. so dillard's, $571,000 initial investment is now worth nearly $9.3 million. but the biggest winner, las vegas sands ceo sheldon adelsen, up 1,700% since then. his stake swelling by $629 million. so for people who are questioning where he got the political capital, look at his shares in lvs, up $129 million, guys. >> thank you very much. let's take you to germany, if we may, and show you a news conference we're monitoring. normally this wouldn't be relevant for u.s. investors, but this man is meyered in scandal. this is the spanish prime minister. the allegation is that his party in spain benefited from $34 million of funds in a swiss bank account over many years. and the fee specifically was paid $34,000 a year between 1997 and 2008, in a kind of a shadow ledger for the ruling party in spai
are up by about $2. 1,678.$1,678.40 an ounce. >> kelly evans is standing by in london. kelly. >> steve, good morning. we've had a lot of talk, a lot of earnings out this morning across europe. the market tone is better than yesterday, as you might expect. i can't say we've fully recouped our losses. markets are up about 0.6%. we can take a look at some of the major indexes. for the most part, it's green. the xetra dax down 1.6%. we saw declines in the range of 3% or more for some of these indexes yesterday. a lot of guests we've been speaking to on our program say they feel yesterday was more than of a pause than a start. a lot of people talking about taking profits in these markets. that's the conversation that's happening on both sides of the atlantic. on that note, i also want to show you what's going on nor the swiss market. ubs reported earnings today, ftse 100 adding about the same bp shares the last time we checked were trading to the up side after reporting earnings. let's take a look at what's happening with bp and ubs. still up 1.5%. we'll start off by giving you a sense of w
. >> this is in "the telegraph"? >> "the london sunday telegraph." >> very nice. in response to all the talk about lance armstrong, mark has written this, in part. "i think we've got it all wrong. athletes and entertainers aren't heroes. they are mere mortals with talent and skbigs. in a hyper-competitive world, they are driven to almost always bend the rules in the pursuit of all that fame brings with it. and then when they achieve fame, they think they are no longer subject to the boundaries that apply to the rest of society. the lesson we should pass along to our children is that the real measure of heroism should be the deeds we do when no one is watching. it's the things we do for others without any expectation of compensation, recognition, or reward. it's the small, quiet footprints we leave behind." it is kind of hard to take in the lance armstrong story. i don't get him. i feel like maybe there's part of him that we've misunderstood, but he does come off as a complete jerk in this whole thing. >> that's part of what i'm writing about. i think the incentive structure for people to achieve i
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